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Mary Rae Fouts, EA has extensive professional credentials and 31 years of experience assisting clients throughout the United States.  Mary addresses and helps resolve technical and complex client concerns involving:

  • Tax Preparation, Tax Planningand IRS and State Taxing Authority Audit Matters
  • Insurance Matters
  • Annuity Matters
  • Elder Financial Abuse Matters
  • Expert Witness Services for Litigation, Divorce, and Arbitration Proceedings.

    Impeccable Professional Credentials

As a federally-licensed Enrolled Agent, Mary has met the rigorous licensing requirements established by the United States Department of the Treasury.  Mary holds numerous insurance licenses through the California Department of Insurance.  She is one of the select few Life and Disability Insurance Analysts licensed by the Department of Insurance.

Mary is a fully-licensed Life Insurance Agent, holding both Life-Only Agent, and Life Agent - Accident and Health Agent insurance licenses.  She is also a licensed Casualty Broker-Insurance Agent and a licensed Property Broker-Insurance Agent.

Prior to founding Fouts Financial Group in 1999, Mary held various positions with large, multi-line insurance companies.  She is a graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Meet Mary Rae Fouts, EA
Bringing 31 Years of Professional Experience to Clients

Personal Interests

Mary collects Disney memorabilia, with particular fondness for the lovable donkey Eeyore.  She is passionate about cooking and baking, and enjoys learning about and collecting wine.  Mary particularly enjoys sourdough baking, baking bread, rolls, pizza, and cake with her sourdough starter.  She also enjoys old fashioned canning, including her much requested salsa and zesty crushed tomatoes.

Mary's Curriculum Vitae is available to prospective clients upon request.  She welcomes your call or email to discusss your concerns.  Thanks for stopping by!

Mary's Homemade Multigrain Sourdough Sandwich
Loaf Bread

Mary also enjoys spending time outside, including gardening and a daily morning walk.  To conserve Earth's precious water, when possible Mary uses recycled water and and recycled greywater (from washing dishes and clothes) for watering her gardens.  A weather enthusiast, Mary enjoys collecting and analyzing data from her Backyard Weather Station.  See what's going on at Mary's Backyard Weather Station.  She lives in beautiful Pleasant Hill, California with her Best Husband in the World Jim and Faithful Canine Companions Sid and Lexi.
Mary maintains a passion for knowledge and the arts, fueling her lifelong love of learning, reading, art, and music.  A fan of many literary genres, she especially enjoys reading about American history from the Pre-Revolutionary War era through the Civil War and Reconstruction periods, crime fiction, and novels detailing human lives and experiences.  Mary enjoys sewing.  She is an avid crossword puzzler and Scrabble player.